EPA Method 160.3


ALS - Columbia offers EPA Method 160.3 testing at these laboratories:

Tucson Houston, Texas Laboratory
Jacksonville Jacksonville, Florida Laboratory
Kelso Kelso, Washington Laboratory
Rochester Rochester, New York Laboratory
Simi Valley Simi Valley, California Laboratory

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EPA Method 160.3:
Total Residue by Drying Oven. Official Name: Residue, Total (Gravimetric, Dried at 103-105 oC)

Summary:
A well mixed aliquot of the sample is quantitatively transferred to a pre-weighed evaporating dish and evaporated to dryness at 103-105oC. The dish is weighed and the weight of residue calculated.

Scope:
This method determines total residue in drinking, surface, and saline waters; domestic and industrial wastes.

Citation:
Methods for the Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes (MCAWW) (EPA/600/4-79/020)

Interferences:
Floating oil and grease, if present, should be included in the sample and dispersed by a blender device before aliquoting.

QC Requirements:
None.

Maximum Holding Time:
7 days (MCAWW, Table 1).

Media:
WATER

Subcategory:
Inorganic

Concentration:
10 - 20,000 mg/L

Sample Prep:
None.

Precision:
Precision and accuracy values are not available.

Detection:
None.

Revision Number:
Issued 1971

Test Description:
Residue, Total 600/4

Instrument used for this test:
Balance

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At least 1 analytes can be tested by ALS - Columbia using EPA Method 160.3. Please contact us for all available analytes which can be tested by EPA Method 160.3.

AnalyteCAS Number
Solids, TotalCASID10050





Examples:  8260
TO-15

Examples:  Dioxin
Mercury
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